Cattle owners continue to bribe officials to prevent their wandering cattle from being impounded, while the Chennai Corporation is yet to adopt a firm strategy to curb stray cattle menace on its streets.
Effective harvesting of rain water can significantly reduce dependence on tankers and prevent floods, but only 2% of households having RWH infrastructure are doing it as instructed by the state guidelines.
Prime Chennai areas such as MGR Nagar, Anna Nagar and Pudupet market are emerging as hubs for rabbit, pigeon and duck meat, often served as fine dining fare. But how safe is this meat? And is it even legal?
Since its inception a little over a year back, the initiative of the State Crime Records Bureau, ably supported by NGOs, has succeeded in reuniting 105 families where a member had gone missing and had ended up in Chennai or elsewhere in the state.